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Tomas Sanchez

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1948 Born in Aguada de Pasajeros, Las Villas, Cuba, May 22
1964 - 1966 Studies at the San Alejandro School of Plastic Arts in Havana, Cuba
1971 Graduates from the National School of Art, Havana, Cuba
1971 First Prize in Drawing, Salón Nacional para Artistas jovenes, Havana, Cuba
1975 First Prize in Painting & Lithography, Tercer Salón de Profesores e Instructores de Artes Plásticas, Havana, Cuba
1980 First prize in Painting, Primer Concurso Nacional de Paisaje Leopoldo Romannach, Guantánamo, Cuba
1980 International Award in Drawing, XIX Joan Miró, Barcelona, Spain
1984 National Painting Award, I Biennal de la Habana, Havana, Cuba
1986 Medal from the V American Biennial of Graphic Art, Cali, Colombia
1987 Honorable Mention, I International Biennial of Painting, Cuenca, Ecuador
Lives and works in Costa Rica

Selected Exhibitions
2005 Tomás Sánchez, Marlborough Gallery, New York (solo)
2005 Landscape, Cityscape, Marlborough Gallery, New York
2005 Works on Paper, Marlborough Gallery, New York
2004 Images of Time and Place: Contemporary Views of Landscape, Lehman College Art Gallery, Bronx, New York; traveled to Elaine L. Jacob Gallery, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
2003 Tomás Sánchez: Works on Paper, Marlborough Gallery, New York (solo)
2001 Tomás Sánchez: Recent Works, FIAC, Paris, France (solo)
2001 Arte de las Americas. Colecciones en Costa Rica, Museo de Arte Costariccense, San José, Costa Rica.
2000 Grandi Artisti alla Fabbrica San Giorgio, Albisola 1958-2000, Spazio Espositivo del Comune di Badalucco, Imperia, Italy, 15 April-June.
1999 Alter Ego. Exposición Inaugeral, Paula Lama Gallery, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, September
1999 Tomás Sánchez: New Paintings and Drawings, Marlborough Gallery, New York (solo)
1998 Forma y Figuración: obras maestras de la colección Blake-Purnell, MuseoGuggenheim, Bilbao, Spain
1997 Loin de Cuba, Musée de Tapisseries, Aik-en-Provence, France.
1997 Botero, Lam, Matta and Sánchez, Jorge Sorí Fine Art, Coral Gables, Florida, USA
1997 Tomas Sanchez – Works on Paper, Jorge M. Sorí Fine Art, Coral Gables, Florida (solo)
1996 Tomás Sánchez: Different Worlds, Museum of Art, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida (solo)
1996 Estampas cubanas de tres siglos, Museo Nacional de Colombia, Bogota, July-August; Salón Avianca, Barranquila, Colombia, August-September
1995 Tomás Sánchez Recent Works, Weiss/Sorí Fine Art, Coral Gables, Florida (solo)
1995 El Tema Histórico en la Pintura Cubana, National Museum of Fine Arts, Havana, Cuba, 23 May.
1994 Cuban Artists of the Twentieth Century, Museum of Art, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
1994 Tomás Sánchez Paintings, Galería PEMEX, Mexico City, Mexico (solo)
1993 Tomás Sánchez, Andrés Puig – From Cuba to Cuba: Art as a Bridge, Cuban Museum of Art and Culture, Miami, Florida (solo)
1993 Exposición Arte Cubano. Pasado y Presente Obra Importante, Gary Nader Fine Art, Coral Gables, Florida, USA, November.
1992 Color de Cuba, Pabellón de las Artes, Exposición Universal Sevilla 92, Seville, Spain.
1991 Los cubanos llegaron ya, Ninart Centro de Cultura, Mexico City, Mexico, 18 September.
1990 Latin American Masters, Gallery Bernheim, Panama City, Panama
1989 III Bienal de la Habana, Havana, Cuba
1989 Fifteen works by Tomás Sánchez, Galería Arvil, Mexico City, Mexico (solo)
1988 Landscapes of Tomás Sánchez, Galería Expoarte, Panama City, Panama (solo)
1988 Cuban Paintings, Jaime Guash Foundation, Madrid, Spain
1987 I International Biennial of Painting, Cuenca, Ecuador, 24 April – 24 July.
1987 Relaciones de Tomás Sánchez, Centro Provicial de Artes Plásticas y Diseño,Havana; traveled to Andar Hispano-American Center, Athens, Greece; Galerie und Cafe, Vienna, Austria (solo)
1986 Tomás Sánchez Paintings, Galería Quintero, Barranquilla, Colombia; traveled to Quintero Gallery, Coral Gables, Florida (solo)
1986 Young Cuban Artists, Buenos Aires, Argentina
1985 Tomás Sánchez Retrospective, National Museum of Fine Art, Havana, Cuba (solo)
1985 XVIII Bienal de São Paulo, Parque Ibirapuera, São Paulo, Brazil, 4 October – 15 December.
1984 7 artistas cubanos contemporáneos, Zala Rakovski 125, Sofia, Bulgaria, 22 February – 10 March.
1983 Encuentro de Jóvenes Artistas Latinoamericanos y Caribeños, Casa de las Americas, Havana, Cuba, 3 October.
1983 Tomás Sánchez Drawings, Union of Visual Artists of Moscow, USSR; traveled to House of Culture, Prague, Czechoslovakia; City Hall Gallery, Nicosia, Chipre; Al Andar Hispanic-American Center, Athens, Greece; Galerie und Café, Vienna, Austria (solo)
1982 Otra manera de contra nuestra historia, Habana Gallery, Havana, Cuba.
1981 Volumen I, Centro de Arte Internacional, Havana, Cuba, 13 January.
1981 Tomás Sánchez Drawings, Joan Miró Foundation, Barcelona, Spain (solo)
1980 Paisajes y muñecos de Tomás Sánchez, Taller de Cerámica, Parque Lenin, Havana, Cuba. (solo)
1980 II Salón de Paisaje de la Brigada Hermanos Saíz y Artistas Invitados, Galería Amelia Peláez, Parque Lenin, Havana, Cuba, 13 February.
1979 Jóvenes plásticos cubanos, Galería de la Habana, Havana, Cuba, 11 July.
1979 Tomás Sánchez Landscapes, Galería de arte Galiano y Concordia, Havana, Cuba (solo)
1979 Témperas de Tomás Sánchez, House of Culture, Havana, Cuba. (solo)
1978 Nueve versions, un tema, Galiano y Concordia Galería de Arte, Havana, Cuba, August
1976 Grabados cubanos contemporáneos, Stockholm, Sweden.
1975 Triennial of India 1975, Lalit Kala Akademi, Rabindra Bhaven, New Delhi, India
1974 Pinturas y Grabados de Tomás Sánchez, Galería L, Havana, Cuba (solo)
1973 Salón Nacional de Grabado, Galería Oriente, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba.
1972 II Salón Nacional Juvenil de Artes Plásticas, National Museum of Fine Arts, Havana, Cuba, 27 December
1971 Salón Nacional para Artistas Jóvenes. Escultura, pintura, grabado, dibujo y diseño, National Museum of Fine Arts, Havana, Cuba, 15 December - 3 February.
1970 Exposición de dibujos y témperas, Galería L, Havana, Cuba, 28 August.

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